Council manages five cemeteries at Maketu, Te Puke, Oropi and Katikati.
The Katikati and Te Puke cemetery have a Returned Services section as well as a children's section (13 years and under).
All cemeteries are interdenominational.
Cemetery records are kept at Council service centres in Te Puke, Barkes Corner (in Greerton, Tauranga) and Katikati.
You can make enquiries for genealogical purposes at our service centres, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Cemetery||Status||Location||Service Centre||Earliest Known Burial|
|Maketu Cemetery||Open||Spencer Avenue, Maketu||Te Puke||1865|
|Old Te Puke Cemetery||Closed||Corner of Landscape Road and Te Puke Highway, Te Puke||Te Puke||1886|
|Te Puke Cemetery||Open||Dudley Vercoe Drive, Te Puke||Te Puke||1958|
|Oropi Cemetery||Open||Oropi Road, Oropi||Barkes Corner, Greerton||1897|
|Katikati Cemetery||Open||Hot Spring Road, Katikati||Katikati||1878|
If you need further information about the rules around cemeteries in the district please see the link below to the current Cemeteries Bylaw.
Cemeteries Bylaw 2019 (PDF, 54.9KB)
Cemetery records search
Please find the NEW online cemetery records search function below. This service is currently only available for the Te Puke Cemetery on Dudley Vercoe Drive. We'll be adding our other cemeteries - Old Te Puke, Oropi, Katikati and Maketu, as time permits.